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    Tuesday, May 09, 2017
    Beginning in May, the Oregon Department of Transportation will be making several improvements to U.S. 26 (Sunset Highway) between NW Glencoe Road and Mile Post 53. You can expect daytime shoulder closures (from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.) and nighttime lane and ramp closures. All lanes will be open during the day. You will likely begin to see early work, including shoulder closures, as early as next week. ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Monday, May 08, 2017
    After years of a full Brake Safety Week, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA), which is made up of industry and law enforcement representatives, will instead conduct a single intensive brake-safety enforcement day Sept. 7. The new " Brake Safety Day " event will be a one-day brake-check blitz during which inspectors will be conducting primarily Level IV inspections. CVSA's ...read more
    Friday, April 28, 2017
    The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance's (CVSA) 30th annual International Roadcheck will take place June 6-8, 2017. Over a 72-hour period, CVSA-certified commercial motor vehicle inspectors in jurisdictions throughout North America will conduct inspections of commercial motor vehicles and their drivers. Each year, International Roadcheck places special emphasis on a category of violations. ...read more
    Categories: General
    Tuesday, April 25, 2017
    Last week, Tesla CEO Elon Musk tweeted the company's plans to unveil a fully electric semi-truck this September, causing a mixed reaction from analysts and the trucking industry. Analysts say Tesla could well present a problem for established truck manufacturers, but one that will take time to roll out. There are several hurdles to implementing a fleet of electric trucks, including battery ...read more
    Categories: General
    Friday, April 07, 2017
    According to a new study , more than half of vehicle crashes involved phone distraction. Even with advances in vehicle technology such as lane assistance and auto emergency brakes, road fatalities in the U.S. have increased by 14 percent since 2015. Drivers involved in a crash have three times more excessive speeding, 3.4 times more phone distractions and 1.8 times more hard-braking activity. ...read more
    Categories: General
    Friday, March 24, 2017
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    Categories: General
    Friday, March 24, 2017
    Representatives from the American Trucking Associations and a number of carriers, including 12 America's Road Team drivers, are set to meet at the White House Thursday with President Donald Trump to discuss the trucking industry and healthcare. Read more ...
    Thursday, March 16, 2017
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    Categories: General